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Talent Talks is a series of regular careers-focused events from Wired Sussex which culminate in a large, annual three-day festival in June called Talent Fest, designed to give job seekers a platform to meet and connect with some of the best digital, media and technology companies in Sussex, as well as get top careers advice from those working in the digital sector.

Here’s what Wired Sussex have to say about this up-coming event:

For this Talent Talks event, Wired Sussex and a range of guest speakers will be sharing practical advice, tips and strategies to finding work in the digital, media and tech sector.

We’ll discuss the broad range of careers available, offer practical advice on how to find new work opportunities, stand out from the crowd and connect with the right people.

Whether you’re a student or recent grad wanting to kick-start your career or you’re looking for inspiration for a new career path, this event is for you.

The event is free to attend, but spaces are limited so sign-up now to secure a place.

Joining us, we’ll have..

Florence Rust, Head of People and Sabrina Mundy, Consultant at Man Bites Dog

Man Bites Dog are a team of bright professionals with a broad array of skills ranging from strategic consultancy, idea generation, PR, video production, copywriting and marketing. At this talk, Florence will share her advice for achieving a career in the digital and creative sector, while Sabrina will talk about her career journey and how she landed her role at Man Bites Dog.

Stevie Seccombe, Software Engineer at American Express

Stevie will be speaking about his journey at American Express, from joining as a graduate to his current role as a Software Engineer. He’ll be talking about the types of skills required for others to embark upon this type of career along with what opportunities are currently available at American Express.

Rebecca Groves, Skills & Talent Strategy Lead at Wired Sussex

At Wired Sussex, Rebecca leads on a variety of programmes and initiatives to help digital, media and tech companies connect with job seekers. She’ll be sharing her insights into what companies look for when hiring, practical advice for your job applications and how Wired Sussex can help.

Book your ticket now.

Stephanie Thomson • March 12, 2019

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